Master Collaborations and Giveaways on Periscope

“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships” – Michael Jordan


As Michael Jordan said, it is important to find the right partners and convince them to cooperate to rock every business. At the moment, Periscope lacks on all kinds of search features, but there is a great workaround, which I have explained here. In this post, I want to show you why a cooperation makes sense, how you plan and execute them, and what tools can you use.

It all starts with a “why”, and for any successful cooperation, the best “why” is to point out the advantages for both sides (also called win-win situation). On Periscope this could be:

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How to find the Best Broadcasters for You


Many users are complaining about Periscope´s search features, as you can´t look for keywords, hashtags, countries, and languages. We shouldn´t forget that Periscope is just 4 1/2 months old, and fortunately, heavily connected with Twitter. So, if you want to find the perfect broadcasters to subscribe to or to collaborate with (btw, here you can find a post on how to master collaborations on Periscope), the following workaround will help you.

Visit Twitter and use their search with the following formula:

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My 3 T´s of Success on Periscope

1. Time

Don´t forget Periscope is a global community, and most of its members are from the US. This means, you need to broadcast at the right moment. From my more than 400 broadcasts experience on Periscope, the perfect time is:

  • 10pm-1am CET
  • 4-6pm EST
  • 1-3pm PST

This can impact the amount of viewers by more than 100%, so be aware of the right timing.

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Best Case of a Successful Periscope Cooperation

I want to share with you an example of my successful Periscope co-operations. For this I teamed up with Keaton Keller. At this time Keaton had around 4.000 followers on Periscope and 20.000 followers on Twitter and I had around 12.000 followers on Periscope and 2.000 followers on Twitter. It always makes sense to take a look at Twitter and Periscope before you plan a cooperation as they are heavily connected. In this case I was bigger on Periscope and Keaton was more popular on Twitter.

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